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Hock

In England formerly common name (also Hoc or Hockamores) for Rhine wines from Germany, originated from the name of the wine village Hochheim (Großlage Daubhaus) at the eastern end of the German wine-growing region Rheingau, A "Hochheimer" (this name was also very often synonymous with the grape variety Riesling used) was also the absolute favorite wine the English Queen Victoria (1819-1901). She visited the area as a young queen in 1850 with Prince Consort Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and agreed that they named the vineyard after her "Queen Victoria Mountain". From her also comes the popular saying "Good Hoc keeps off the Doc" (Good Hochheimer makes the doctor unnecessary ).

When Sparkling squat For a long time, German sparkling wines were also referred to in England. The one from the Portuguese DOC area Bucelas originating white wine was called due to the rieslingähnlichen taste "Portuguese Hock". The name "Hock" is still on bottles today labels used. She is licensed under German wine law for a lovely Wine (formerly table wine), which is the geographical name " Rhine "Bears and comes from white wine varieties, as well as a lovely white quality wine which is the name of one of the specific growing areas Ahr. Hessian mountain road. middle Rhine. Near. Rheingau. Rheinhessen or palatinate bears and was pressed from white wine varieties. See also below special wines,

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